Average Bench: 45.5% (871st of 1030)

Based on 5,384 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 54.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 423MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 27.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,384 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 423 461
176 Write 312 390
65.6 Mixed 227 320
29.1 SusWrite 94.1 222
58.6% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 19.2 23.3
2.68 4K Write 28.8 44.9
1.4 4K Mixed 15.7 19.7
64.5% 21.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.5 DQ Read 109 120
7.1 DQ Write 64.5 95.2
5.65 DQ Mixed 36.1 44.2
40.4% 69.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 296 299 278 291 290 MB/s
Read 461
Write 350
Mixed 277
SusWrite 294
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 19.5
74% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 29.5
41% 75.4 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 280 242 230 153 255 MB/s
Read 450
Write 372
Mixed 270
SusWrite 252
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 17.9
77% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 42
50% 86.7 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: UC1700RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 63 272 4.6 5 17 MB/s
Read 451
Write 361
Mixed 284
SusWrite 98.8
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 18.6
74% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 42.6
48% 82 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 4.9 22 4.1 68 92 MB/s
Read 303
Write 149
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 40.2
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 17.9
62% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 42.1
43% 70.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,806,534 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 35,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $882

Popular PLUS 480 GB 480GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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